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storm sandy. searchers have found the bodies of two boys swept out of their mother's arms on monday. now the family lost electricity at their home so the mother tried to drive to a relative's house. but her car was soon trapped by the raging waters. well they got out of the car, she started banging on doors but no one would help. that is when she lost hold of her two and four-year-old sons. >> it's a horrible story. you can't imagine a grief a parent would feel having the loss of their children. >> the mother survived. she was clinging to a post on a porch. the big storm has killed at least 37 people in the new york still area. all along the east coast 4.5 million homes and businesses still have no power this morning. and that is making the crisis even worse at the gas pumps. the outages forced a lot of gas stations to close while it's also disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the gas station that are open and the wait of some of the gas stations two hours long. >>> right now it looks like wall street is responding favorably to this mornings monthly jobs report for october. rel
right now could make the hurricane sandy damage even worse. . >>> it is one week after hurricane sandy hit. it happened in low-lying areas and in new jersey that town is expect told get more than an inch of rain and rain gusts up to 55 miles per hour. that is not unusual on its own but this could create a storm surge and add to all the flooding they have had they are investigating reports of gas price gouging and some are reporting up to $30 a gallon craigslist and some are willing to pay it. they have to power their generators until conn edison can turn the power back on. they are trying to get to the polls and governor cuomo is asking them to cast ballots at any polling place they can get to. christie says voters will be allowed to cast ballots by e- mail or fax. >>> they have locked up the race and looking at when the poles close in the biggest battleground states, allison? >> pam, there are nine swing states and here are some coming in tonight. between 4 and 4:30 p.m., the first poles close between virginia, ohio and north carolina. then a 5:00 they close and by 6:00 the battlegr
. >>> it is going into the books, the new bay area effort to help the victims of sandy. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> welcome to a brand-new day t- the first day of november, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook. let's check in with steve paulson. very mild conditions you too, we are near 50 degrees for some. it is even raining in tahoe and i would say from oakland to santa clara, otherwise highs in the 60s. >>> obviously wet weather is going to make the commute little tougher -- a little tougher this thursday. it is 880 westbound and it is getting crowded as we move through emoryville, 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> we have tough truck driving conditions after the wet weather overnight. we are in san leandro where a driver was arrested after crashing into a power powell, tara? >> reporter: the chp says he has crashed into a power pole and the wires go right through the tree there. down at the bottom you can see it snapped off at the base and this will take a long time to fix. also wires are snagged along the street here cutting often electricity to sam of this. the suspect drove
new storm where people are recovering sandy. >>> police have shut things down after they found a bomb, we will tell you how they stumbled upon it and who is now in custody. >>> traffic is slow in the sun any veil -- sunny veil area, we will have more on your traffic report straight ahead. . >>> all right, welcome back, good morning to you, here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following at 6:44, we have hundreds of hotel guests back in burlingame following a carbon-monoxide fleeing fso. they have traced it to a bad boiler and have shut it off. >>> they are investigating the claims of a woman who said she was kidnapped. she was kidnapped from a parking lot from walnut creek and was taken to the remote part of oakland hills. we are right in the middle of the par gone outlets in livermore. the grand opening is set for 10:00 this morning and in fact police in livermore are warning about traffic delays. they are expecting shoppers to flock to this new outlet mall. >>> we are continuing follow that powerful winter storm which is battering the east coast and we want to take
:05. east coast elected officials are hoping the super storm sandy won't keep voters from the polls despite all of the power outages back there. chris christie says voters will be able to cast traditional paper ballots. even in the polling stations that lost power. new jersey voters that have been displaced by the big storm they'll have an option of faxing and i mailing in their ballots. voters in some new york counties can get an extra day to vote if the turnout falls below 25% due to the storm. >> you're all going to vote old school. that's the way it is. you will vote paper ballot. it will take us longer to count but everyone will have their opportunity to vote. >> we've got to make sure everybody can vote. >> voters in new york city may have a really hard time casting a ballot. polling locations in all fife of the new york city burros have been relocated or combined as a result of that big storm. >>> also new this morning a small earthquake hit a part of new jersey still recovering from super storm sandy. it was a magnitude 2.0 quake. it was centered in ringwood new jersey which is stil
,000. the number remains higher than normally expected and that is because of super storm sandy. 410,000 americans filed for jobless benefits last week. economists expected the number to be higher. they say the fallout from the super storm will continue to distort those numbers for possibly several more weeks. now there are reports of two separate government investigations of accounting problems at hewlett packard british software unit. they discovered an accounting irregularities when they were doing reporting yesterday. hp is not commenting on reports that the fbi are looking into the issue. >>> three robbery suspects arrested in the east bay thanks to high-tech help. how the stolen items led police right to the suspects. >>> and shattering a college basketball record. how many points one player scored in a game. plus the other achievements that really stunned the pros. >>> tracking software on cell phones helped oakland police arrest three suspects in connection with two armed robberies. the suspects demanded a woman's cell phone at gunpoint monday night on webster street and then robbed a diff
. the mere fact it comes in a week after sandy is causing problems. fog, sun, cooler for us. a westerly wind. fog on the coast. also some of that is over the bridges and moving in locally. 60s and 70s on the temps. they'll continue to slide down today. out of those 80s and goodbye to the 80s on the coast. colder showers developing on thursday and very cold kind of a rainy off and on pattern on friday. the weekend looks better. very cold in the morning. >>> 6:13. new details about a man that was killed in an officer involved shooting in fremont. what the man's family is saying about his mental state at the time of that shooting. >>> the decision on a controversial measure that would ban sitting around on the streets of berkeley. >>> we are more election results for you right now. look at your screen. prop 33 which would make changes in auto insurance. seems to be lagging right now. the yes vote 45% the no vote 55%. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time now 6:16. one of the most recognizable political figures in the bay area is heading back to washington. california has ree
of many hurricane sandy victims will soon be demolished. the building department has been red tagging homes. people are saving what they can before their homes are bulldozed. many are now living with family and friends though and the department is struggling to find them and tell them before it's done. >>> during his new jersey visit vice president joe biden said he will make sure the jersey shore is fully restored. he told sandy victims in his words you've got a home boy if the deal who gets it. >> the president who is up here with the governor we're not going anywhere. we're not going anywhere. and you got a home boy. in the deal who gets. >> the vice president is from scranton, pennsylvania and summer add the jersey shore when he was a child. >>> the man accused in the oh cushion university shooting. >>> these folks are all about camping. >>> and are the traffic patterns changing this week? we'll tell you why there is some evidence there are. >>> good morning. partly sunny partly cloudy skies. rain will hold off until tomorrow night. highs today in the 60s. a little warmer toward s
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on after super storm sandy. they fixed and repaired wires and replaced transformers. they helped to bring 0,000 con edison customers back in queens and brooklyn. there are 150 workers due come back on friday. >>> it is on interstate 680, southbound 680 and it has been moved out of the lanes but now there is debris all over the place and now driving concord and driving from pleasant hill through the pleasant hill area, very slow until you get passed that crash and of course it is always slow and today is no different. traffic at the toll plaza is going to be different. it is backed up pause of an earlier stall. a lot of people have already showed up and it is getting crowded into downtown. 68 the sunole grade is not doing well because of earlier troubles on that stretch. let's go to steve. >>> a lot of high clouds, beautiful sunrise, mild on the coast. it will be a warm day and today will be partly sunny skies, but on the mild side. high pressure system will start to lose its grip tomorrow and today is the warmest day, no doubt about it by the bridges. east wind means an offshore breeze with
jumped by 17%. but it was mixed as hurricane sandy slowed the building rate in the east and south. >>> a bay area pastor resign after a sex offender was allowed to participate in a festival. but we now know how he got on the grounds and who will now replace the pastor? >>> what is going on in the ongoing controversy over public nudity in san francisco. . >> ee welcome back, a san jose pastor has resigned after a sex offender was allowed to participate in a festival. he is stepping down and patrick brown will take his place. they got into a heated argument after he reportedly said a convicted sex offender mark garys should be forgiven. he was not arrested because he had a letter from the diocese allowing him to volunteer. >>> and they had a very special meaning. their son had his first game against the chicago bears. he was adopted when he was just a baby and he moved there when he was just four years old. he went to the university of reno and was drafted by the 49ers last year. he said he is so proud of his son's accomplishment and got the big call sunday night. >> as a parent, i
trying to shorten lines in parts of long island hit by the winter storm after the superstorm sandy. cars with even numbered license plates can fill up onnd numbered days. odd numbers or vanity plates go on odd days. in the meantime they still have problems with power being out. >> they told us it was going to be maybe thanksgiving. you know, so, yes, it's very rough. >> the governor of new york andrew cuomo says power companies are working too slow. he wants them investigated. utility companies are saying 658,000 customers all along the northeast don't have electricity and as you can see it's very cold back there. >>> here until the bay area, people living near and on treasure island dealing with power outages, some of them are fed up. as ktvu brian flores tells us, these power problems are going to be around probably for years. brian. >> yeah, that's right, pam i have to say that it's very frustrating for these residents here in treasure island dealing with the cold temperatures and power outages. they're doing the best they can. look behind me. these are the aged power lines here on th
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